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Take Ownership of Files in Windows 7


Take Ownership of Files in Windows 7

One of the security feature which was introduced in Vista and also in Windows 7 is access to system files and folders. By default all accounts in Windows 7 does not have access to system files unless you take ownership of files. This process might be annoying as it has lots of steps, but Take Ownership Shell Extension is a freeware tool which simplifies this task. This tool provides you with an option to take ownership right from the Windows context menu.

Take Ownership

Just run this portable tool and click install, it will add a Take Ownership option in the Windows 7 right click menu.

Take ownership context menu

In case you want to remove this entry from the context menu, you can uninstall it from the application.

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Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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